Tom Joyner parties with a purpose at annual event

Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, will bring the 2016 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion to the Orlando area Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1–Sept. 5.

Rick Ross comes to PortMiami

Rick Ross is a Miami rapper whose repertoire allows him to be on the same songs as Jay-Z, Nas and Drake. His success started with his 2006 debut album, “Port of Miami.”

Bahamian culture on display at Goombay

The months of July and August are a whirlwind of cultural activities in Nassau. The island nation celebrates its heritage with the Junkanoo Summer Festival in July and the Goombay Summer Festival in August. It’s not too hard or expensive ...

‘Southside With You:’ A true American love story

For 84 minutes, take a journey with Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson on the Southside of Chicago as they discuss life and visit several stops on their epic adventure. During that time, you fall in love with the characters of ...

Legendary basketballer shares his ‘Writings on the Wall’

The fix won’t be quick. It never is. There’s no magic wand to change the things that’ve been on your mind lately: social issues, inequality, poverty, politics, apathy, violence. Those ills didn’t arrive quick and they won’t leave quick but, ...

163 Street Mall opens ‘Urban Read’ kiosk

In today's rising world of unique new forms of entertainment, more people are turning to short novels and books online, often via Amazon.com or on Kindle. There has also been a rise in readership of spicy romantic novels, since the ...

Miami native competes in World Rope Skipping Championships

South Florida is celebrating one of their own. Namiya Crespo, 18, a recent graduate of Palmetto Senior High School, is one of 15 athletes from multiple states on the United States National Jump Rope Team. This summer, she competed in ...

The Social Whirl

Sharing some BullPride with congratulations to Miami Northwestern’s own Brianna Rollins on winning a GOLD medal at the Rio Olympics! #Bulls4Life. Briana is the daughter of Temperance Rollins and is the eldest of seven siblings and the only female.

Drake on top of the world and the charts

The album cover on Drake’s latest album, “Views from the 6,” shows the hip-hop artist looking at the world from atop Toronto’s CN Tower.

‘Queen Sugar’ to deliver more Black drama

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has not rested on her laurels after her success with “Selma.” DuVernay’s next project is a television series called “Queen Sugar.” This drama is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and is expected to premiere Sept. 6 on ...

Sizzla Kalonji comes back to Florida for first time in 8 years

Grammy nominated reggae artist, Sizzla, will perform in Fort Lauderdale Aug. 24, as part of the first tour in eight years in the U.S. Sizzla and The Fire House Band’s stop in Fort Lauderdale is part of a four-city tour ...

The Social Whirl

“Let the Church Say Amen: Reconciling Justice and Peace in our World Today» was the theme of the UBE (Union of Black Episcopalians) Conference held July 31-August 4 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans

Program for princesses, duchesses marks 5 years

The Florida Essence Tea Princess and Duchess Program celebrated five years of helping children in the community at the Newport Beach & Resort in Sunny Isle Beach. The program, based in Miami, consists of girls ages 4 to 16 years ...


On Friday evening, hundreds of proud parents and community residents packed Second Baptist Church in Richmond Heights to see the SBC Community Development Corporation Youth Zone’s community production of the celebrated South African musical “Sarafina!”

Bari Musawwir, Monster Jam are coming to Sunrise

Monster Jam is coming to South Florida and for everyone who loves to watch the massive trucks fly through the air, Christmas has come early. Fans all over the world have been entertained for decades by drivers who love motorsport ...